We are seeking a Nurse Administrator to lead Grand Valley Surgical Center in beautiful Grand Junction, CO!
This is a excellent position to grow your career as a clinical leader. Excellent benefits, bonus eligible and relocation package.
Summary of Position:
Within the authority of the Board of Directors, and at the direction of Surgical Management Professionals, serves as the chief administrative/nursing officer for the ASC by advocating the vision/ mission, creating the environment for success, establishing operational benchmarking/best practices and managing the resources of the organization. In collaboration with the Medical Director, is accountable for the day-to-day business operations of the ASC. Implements the business functions and systems outlined in the Management Agreement with Surgical Management Professionals (SMP).
Policy and Procedure - At the direction of Surgical Management Professionals, and working collaboratively with the Board of Directors and Medical Director, researches, drafts and implements ASC policies and procedures utilizing the staff of organization as appropriate.
Financial Systems – Performs cost/benefit analysis for equipment, services, surgical procedures and business development. With direction from SMP, prepares organizational budgets and financial proformas. Oversees the accounts receivable and accounts payable functions. Maintains a productivity system for evaluating activity by doctor, by procedure and by product line. Implements coding and billing systems in collaboration with SMP. Evaluates cost containment and cost effectiveness, makes recommendations for improvement and implements enhancements as appropriate. Maintains competitive fee schedules and works to maximize reimbursement and appropriate cash flow systems.
Administrative and Operations Management - Assists in preparation of and attends Board of Directors meetings, and issues a monthly Executive Director’s report to the Board; researches issues and completes follow-up as requested. Drafts, arranges, implements and monitors service contracts and agreements, e.g. laundry, pharmacy, bio-medical, facility services, etc. Evaluates, monitors, orders supplies, and implements inventory systems. Investigates complaints and facilitates problem solving/problem resolution processes.
Quality Management Systems - Implements Risk Management programs in collaboration with Medical Director and works with professional liability, property liability, and workers compensation carriers in this effort. Collaborates with the Medical Director to implement patient satisfaction surveys and service excellence programs to continually improve the ²customer’s² experience. Interacts with federal, state, and local entities, inspectors, surveyors, and representatives to obtain/maintain accreditation, regulatory compliance, reporting, etc. In a coordinated effort with the Medical Director, supports the medical staff and licensed professional Credentialing program. Maintains systems for safety, security, HIPAA, OSHA and other regulatory requirements. Implements systems and data collections for continuous quality improvement programs and ²best practices² activities.
Human Resource Management – Oversees recruitment, hiring and retaining of staff. Evaluates with the manager appropriate staffing. Completes payroll functions for the ASC. Oversees maintenance of appropriate employee files and records. Facilitates performance management for the facility. Coordinates education for the facility working with the managers. Actively involved in all performance issues with employees.
Marketing and Business Development - At the direction of SMP , and in collaboration with the Board of Directors and Medical Director, represents the ASC in areas of public relations, hospital liaison and community events. Develops and enhances relationships with area business and industry. Work with area/regional HMO¢s, PPO, provider panel, TPA¢s, and other services contracting entities. Develops relationships with local surgeons, new doctors, group practices, and other health care providers to enhance and expand relationships, services, and referral sources.
Corporate Compliance/HIPPA - Responsible for the overall implementation and operation of the compliance program. Ensure standards and manuals are reviewed and updated as necessary and complaints are promptly reviewed. Monitor program compliance and if problems are identified take adequate steps to present reoccurrence. Report to the Board operations of the Corporate Compliance/HIPPA Program and any significant issues.
Clinical Performance - Participates in patient care activities adhering to the requirements of the Operating Room RN and/or the Preop/PACU RN job descriptions when providing direct patient care. Establishes implements and evaluates quality and standards of patient care in conjunction with medical staff and clinical staff. Develops patient care protocols, preoperative and postoperative assessment procedures, nursing policies and procedures, physician standing orders and standard discharge instructions. Evaluates nursing staff documentation and patient care through review of medical records.
Management of Resources/Inventory - Working with the managers schedules qualified staff to provide required coverage for patient care adhering to applicable guidelines. Establishes and oversees a system to ensure adequate supplies of controlled drugs, supplies, instrumentation and equipment are available to meet patient needs 100% of the time, within budgetary constraints. Assures worked FTE ratio is within approved budget or appropriate justification is provided.
Management of Facility/Staff - Leads the team by evaluating, listening and communicating. Budgets and allocates resources according to priorities. Facilitates the constructive resolution of conflict. Encourages cooperation, teamwork and job ownership.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements include: Registered Nurse with experience in the OR. Prefer MBA or Health Care Administration. Three to five years experience in health care/medical practice administration (preferably ambulatory surgical center administration) and PC skills.
Additional Salary Information: Bonus eligible
Internal Number: 1111
About Grand Valley Surgical Center
Grand Valley Surgical Center is a state of the art facility in Grand Junction, Colorado, offering cost-effective, high-quality medical care performed by local physicians. We offer efficient, exemplary care in a wide array of specialties, always seeking to provide minimal disruption to our patients’ active lives. Our center is jointly owned by physicians, St. Mary’s Hospital and Surgical Management Professionals.
We are fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, accept most major healthcare coverage providers and are certified by Medicare. Our patient satisfaction rates are consistently high. If you want your procedure done as expertly and quickly as possible, ask your physician today if it can be performed at Grand Valley Surgical Center.
Grand Valley Surgical Center partners with Surgical Management Professionals (management company).